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Malone University professor, alumni, among contributors to The Oxford Handbook of Quaker Studies

December 10, 2013 | Release # 6795

College of Theology, Arts, and Sciences.

Jacci WellingMalone University professor of history, Jacalynn Welling, Ph.D., is among the chapter contributors found in the 2013 edition of The Oxford Handbook of Quaker Studies (Oxford Press).The work was edited by Stephen W. Angell of Earlham College (Indiana) and Pink Dandelion of Birmingham University and Woodbrooke Quaker Study Centre, England.

Dr. Welling's chapter is titled "Mission." A 1977 graduate of Malone University, Dr. Welling is also a graduate of Case Western Reserve University.

Fellow Malone University alumni represented in the collection include Jeffrey Dudiak, a 1983 Malone University graduate and professor of philosophy at the King's University College in Edmonton, Canada; his chapter is titled Quakers, Philosophy, and Truth; andDavid L. Johns, a 1985 Malone graduate and vice president for academic affairs and dean of the College at Union College in Kentucky; his chapter is titled Worship and Sacraments.

In addition, Paul N. Anderson, a 1978 Malone graduate and professor of biblical and Quaker studies at George Fox University; and John William Oliver Jr., associate professor emeritus of history at Malone University, were among those who served as consultants on the project.

For more information about the Department of History, Philosophy, and Social Sciences at Malone University, please click here.

Malone University, a Christian university for the arts, sciences, and professions in the liberal arts tradition, affiliated with the Evangelical Friends Church, awards both undergraduate and graduate degrees in more than 100 academic programs. Malone has been recognized by the prestigious Templeton Foundation as a leader in character development, as one of Northeast Ohio’s Top Workplaces by the Cleveland Plain Dealer, and is ranked among the top colleges and universities in the Midwest under the category Regional Universities according to U.S.News & World Report's America's Best Colleges 2014,has been awarded the designation Military Friendly School by Victory Media, and is named to AffordableCollegesOnline (ACO)’s Best Lifetime Return on Investment list for the State of Ohio.


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